Information for Employers Hiring Veterans

Fact sheet – Hire a Veteran

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Canada’s military men and women are known around the world for their leadership skills, teamwork and dedication. They are highly skilled in areas such as planning, communication, management, and the trades. Without question, they would be an asset to any workforce.

How do I get involved?

To make job opportunities available to Veterans, or to get more information, send an email to VAC.HireaVeteran-Embauchezunveteran.ACC@vac-acc.gc.ca.

Public Sector Resources

Government of Canada: Job Bank and Veterans

Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s free, bilingual and accessible on-line job board that offers employers and job seekers a number of services such as Job Search, Job Match, Job Alerts, and a variety of labour market information resources. Recent enhancements introduced a specific landing page for Veterans and employers seeking Veterans making the navigation much more user-friendly and also include resources and tools to help employers and organizations that help Veterans in transitioning to civilian employment.

Please visit Job Bank for more information or for assistance in using this powerful platform to advertise their employment/career opportunities for veterans.

MOSID to National Occupancy Code Equivalency Tool (MNET)

MNET is a Government of Canada interdepartmental collaboration of Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC), Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC), and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) provides employers with the ability to better understand CAF occupations and their related civilian occupation, including Knowledge, Skills’ and Aptitudes that CAF transitioning members and veterans bring to the labour market in Canada.

Military Employment Transition Program

Please be advised that Canada Company has decided to phase out the MET program. The Pathfinder tool will continue to be accessible.

More information on career assistance and education programs offered by Veterans Affairs Canada can be found here.

Did you find what you were looking for?

You can also do a search or contact us at 1-866-522-2122 (toll-free) Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, local time.

Living outside of Canada?

Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, EST

United States 1-888-996-2242 (toll-free)
Any other country 00-800-996-22421 (toll-free)

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